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. speaker. i appreciate you allowing me this time today. yesterday was tax day. and i've got taxes on my mind, mr. speaker. you know as most folks in this chamber do that h.r. 25, the fair tax, is the most widely co-sponsored, most widely supported fundamental tax reform legislation in the house and in the senate. both the house and the senate. 64 of our colleagues in the house, mr. speaker, have put their name on h.r. 25, the fair tax. eight of our senate colleagues have put their name on h.r. 25, the fair tax. the fair tax is a revolutionary proposal, mr. speaker, in that it takes all of the power of the tax code out of washington, d.c., and returns it to men and women back home. you know we can manipulate the behavior of anyone in america through the tax code. if i want folks to wear more pink ties and fewer blue tie, i'll subsidize pink ties for 250% and tax blue ties for 250% and we'll change behavior overnight. do you remember, mr. speaker, when we had the electric vehicle tax credit back in 2010? it was a $7,500 tax credit. we said we are going to give $7,500 to every american to
a lot of procrastinators. why you have an extra day to file your california taxes. >>> breaking news in san jose. one person has been killed in a house fire. our kiet do is on the scene and tells us it was an older woman who died. now another person thought to live there is still missing. firefighters tell kiet it's still too dangerous to go inside the house to look. the fire started about 8:30 tonight near highway 17. the winds were making it pretty hard to fight too. embers, they were flying onto neighbors' roofs. but so far, we're told the fire is contained to that one home. >>> very latest on the boston marathon bombings. here's what we know. the two bombs that went off killed three people. one of the victims, an eight- year-old boston boy. his father was running the race. his sister and mother were also seriously hurt. more than 140 people were injured. at least two other explosive devices were found near the finish line and were disabled. a reporter at our sister station in boston was right there as the bottom went off. >> w
, because if i owe $2,000 to you guys on my income taxes, do you guys say you can pay off a little at a time and then pay the rest of over a long time without being penalized? that is garbage. host: congress man? guest: there's a provision, if i'm not mistaken, if there are back taxes due, the people beyond $2,000 that is the feet that is being required in order to help pay for the processing of individuals, that will also be demanded as well. two-sided sort. -- sword. many of these undocumented workers in various industries in this country pay into a great deal of federal taxes, whether it is deducted for their payroll for social security, fica, etc., with no opportunity of ever retrieving or utilizing that tax, because they are prohibited from taking any federal program. also, one of the areas in which there will be some consternation is the fact that even though they have a work visa and are working toward a permanent status, all public benefits will be denied to 11 million people that qualify for this program. host: on twitter -- guest: yes, and parts of the criteria is going to be exact
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new york state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business visit thenewny.com >>> the "news nation" is following the expanding investigation into the boston marathon bombings. officials said late today, the explosives were likely carried in backpacks and made to be essentially pressure cookers. likely triggered by a timer. meanwhile, we're nearing exactly 24 hours since the first bomb exploded at 2:50 eastern time yesterday afternoon. the fbi said it will go to the ends of the earth to find those responsible. the fbi is also asking for more pictures and even more video from the scene itself. in the last couple of hours, the president updated the
th, it must be about taxes ora, it looks like sunni extremist terrorism. keeping the options open, collecting the data and going through it methodically. you always hope the early break, but it absolutely does not always come. >> on some level, i think you're right. acting with an abundance of caution, no the jumping to conclusions is laudable. but it does say something that we don't really know if this is a domestic act or an international act. i don't think it's necessarily, it's definitely not a good thing, that it could be either way. the notion that this could be a home-grown terrorist, a lone wolf terrorist it prompts an examination of the hate and extremist groups in this country. we know about terrorist groups outside the country. it's a testament to how unsettled this world is, how dangerous it is, the number of groups that have mushroomed inside and outside our borders that want to do harm to american innocent citizens, innocents all over the world. >> i agree. the fact that you have more than one group of suspects, that's not good. that's certainly true and it's also ob
to file their taxes and the mother of a virginia tech shooting victim marches on capitol hill with a message. stay with us. >> stom st  did you forget? today is april 15th, tax day. if you haven't filed yet, here's an important tax tip from fox brenda buttner. >> the average tax refund is about $3,000. that's great for a lot of americans but if you're getting more than that chances are you should adjust your will holdings. the treasury department doesn't pay interest on routine refunds. that means taxpayers who collect large refunds year after year have been giving the government an interest free loan of their money. >> a lot of people consider it a free thrown the i.r.s. and why would you want to do that? keep your money earning interest. it's yours and you can use it throughout the year as opposed to once a year. >> you can find a free tax withholding calculator on it. r.s.gov -- i.r.s.gov. >> we're going to back live to boston plus we're going to talk to one runner moments after returning home to d.c. from that race. and coming up in sports one hoyas
you think that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. >> announcer: broadcasting across the nation, on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: hard to believe but another act of terror on american soil. yes, good morning everybody. april 16, tuesday. the day after patriots' day. turns into bloody mayhem in boston at the end of the boston marathon. we'll be talking about that and covering that from every angle with you this morning. good to see you. thank you for joining us here on the "full court press" where we always bring you the news of the day. good or bad. and talk about it for the next three hours here on your local progressive talk radio station. on current tv and on sirius x.m. this hour only. good to have you with us today and a lot
resulted in citations nor fines. >>> today is tax day and uncle sam expects to hear from you by midnight. either turn in those tax forms or file an extension. a sign of the changing times here, five bay area post offices scheduled extended hours for tonight. see more than 80% of taxpayers now file online, but still post office workers say they usually see a last-minute flurry of activity right before that midnight deadline. >> it's guaranteed we'll be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing in their tax returns. >> in san francisco the main post office there on evans street are scheduled to stay open till midnight. down in san jose the post office is open till 10:00 and the oakland post office on 7th street is open till 10:00, as well. up in petaluma the post office is scheduled to have curb side service until 8:00. >>> the parents of 15-year-old audrie pott held an emotional news conference today. they say they plan to file a civil suit against the families of the three 16-year
those problems are fixed. >>> well, the new tax is causing controversy in maryland. it is nicknamed, the rain tax. renters, homeowners and businesses will pay a new tax, based on how much surface area a person has on their property. the money raised from the tax would be used to improve storm water runoff systems. it's all part of an epa mandate to clean up water in the bay. >>> well, is there any chance of rain this evening? a live look outside now. temperatures return. can spring showers be looking far behind? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist chelsea ingram and bob turk are updating the forecast for us. first, here's bob. >> yes, there is a chance we'll see shower activity. i'll show you that a little later on. take a look at mild temperatures. 72 now. 73 in d.c. the cool spot, ocean city, only 58. and even 73 out in oakland. and temperatures right now, running 18 degrees warmer in oakland; we're at 14 degrees warmer than we were justice at this hour. ocean city is actually four degrees warmer than 24 hours ago. what do we have coming our way the next
on the left, a lot of talk about tax day. it's patriots day in massachusetts. we commemorate the first battle in the the war of independence. there is a lot of talk of patriotism, and tax day this could be a tax kook tea party person. but when there were more bombs on neighboring streets it started turning. what is interesting to me, in the talk radio world that i'm in i'm a conservative talk show host, people are quick for the "why," they want to run to the conclusions. today with my audience we were focused on the what. i went went to posting information as it's coming. as we speak there were reports that there were there is a person of interest. that report has been given denied half a dozen times today. the number of injured, 29 to 109. people today were not in the question of why are we here but what the heck is going on which reflects another interesting mind shift. the post 9/11, i don't know if you want to call it instant panic or the very ready to think the worst of the worst. i think it's interesting how we've gone past that. people are ready to acknowledge what could be just some l
on filing their firm returns. taxes remain due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday. >> google is being praised for action in the minutes after the bombing. the internet giant created a link called person finder entering name and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view. the service came in handy because cell phone service was nonexistent for several hours. >> you can give information about a runner, as well. >> we will bring you continued coverage of the boston bombings and our news reporter is in boston with the live reports later today on abc7 news tweeting updates on abc7 with a slide show on our website at abc7news.com. >> much more on the boston bombing stories straight ahead but right now we get you out the door with a check on the weather forecast. >> mike? >> we are looking at dry conditions on live doppler 7 hd, everyone. it will remain dry for the next seven days, we will talk about the winds gusting fattest right now, santa rosa up to 26 miles per hour, and fairly at 22 and novato at 18, with half moon bay a
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state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business >>> welcome back. as information continues to come in about the bombing at yesterday's boston marathon, lo local hospitals and law enforcement are keeping us up to date on how many people were injured and continue to receive treatment as of now. here's what we know. three people were killed yesterday and more than 180 were injured. many more than we thought. earlier i spoke with dr. william mackie, chief of surge at tufts medical center. dr. mackie, thank you for joining us. i was looking yesterday. the first part of this tragedy that struck me was the number of hospitals up in the boston area all with so many -- so many patients now in serious problems, serious
, monday also marked tax day, the federal deadline for filing taxes. that has fueled speculation the bombing could have been the work of anti-government extremists. speaking at the white house, president obama cautioned against a rush to judgment and vowed to bring the perpetrators to justice. >> we still do not know who did this or why. and people should not jump to conclusions before we have all of the facts. but make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of this. we will find out who did this. we will find out why they did this. any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> witnesses of the bombings described gruesome injuries in a sea of blood. the first witness here is carlos arredondo who has appeared a number of times on "democracy now!" he became a prominent anti-war activist after his son was killed in iraq in 2004 driving around the country and his son's fifth of truck. >> the bomb went off right in front of me. my first instinct was to try to help them. i remembered a fellow who lost both lambs and everybody around him was
taxpayers. taxes had been due today because of monday's patriots' day holiday in massachusetts. >>> all right. when we come back, we return to boston and the search for clues into yesterday's tragedy plus this -- >> i had to think why. i don't understand. >> the runner is fine, but her parents are not. her story coming up next. before bennie thankfully stopped growing, before they earned 1% cash back on all purchases, like his chew toys, and 2% back on groceries for his breakfast, lunch and dinner... even before automatically earning 3% back on gas picking him up for the first time... hi! they opened a bankamericard cash rewards credit card just in time to open their hearts. that's the enormity of rewarding connections. that's bank of america. and you'll dump your old duster. but don't worry, he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] swiffer 360 duster extender cleans high and low, with thick all around fibers that attract and lock up to two times more dust than a feather duster. swiffer gives cleaning a wh
marathon bombings, the irs is announcing a filing extension for boston area taxpayers. taxes had been due today because of monday's patriots day holiday in massachusetts. >>> when we come back we return to boston and the search for clues into yesterday's tragedy plus this -- >> i had to think why. i don't understand. >> the runner is fine but her parents are not. her story coming up next. >>> here are the new details overnight from the boston marathon attacks. an 8-year-old boy is among the three people killed. >> now, police believe the bombs were crudely made devices hidden in bags or backpacks planted in either during the race or right immediately before the race and they believe that the devices were detonated remotely possibly with a cell phone. police have now searched an apartment in a boston suburb in connection with these bombings. they are also questioning a 20-year-old saudi national but are not calling the man a suspect. so far they've made no arrests. >>> investigators are looking at the hundreds of videos shot by bystanders at the finish line. >> abc's terry moran shows us h
that there is any chance we'll see this president even say the words "carbon tax"? >> with an open mind... >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> ...and a distinctly satirical point of view. >> but you mentioned "great leadership" so i want to talk about donald rumsfeld. >> (laughter). >> watch the show. >> only on current tv. ♪ >> obama: i have also spoken with the governor and mayor and made sure they have every resource available. and i have made clear to them that all americans stand with the people of boston. >> stephanie: that is correct. as i said to jacki at the top of the hour how do you start a show like today. i guess the best you can. jacki schechner will be with us all morning with all of the updates. >> good morning. >> stephanie: good morning honey. charlie pierce writes about today what you said at the top of the hour. you made a good point as the president did about not speculating or making this a political thing. >> here is what becomes tricky from the media perspective, i was with melissa fitzgerald yesterday and we were watching this
, you'll see employers make that decision. they will not want the tax, the penalty, and the interest liability that goes along with a tax violation. that's a clear piece, it's not a piece of policy being discussed by these people because they are not serious about solving this problem in the way rule of law people would be. e-verify won't be enforced adequately to be effective. it could be passed, i think it could be passed as a condition but next one is, finish the border fence. we have that language in place now. we passed a 700-mile border fence language, actually 854 miles and that's because the border is crooked in some 40 es and we've got about miles of effective fence system of follow through on the existing law we have, is my recommendation. we don't have to have a new law to build a fence. build the fence, secure the border, then come back and tell us you have actually accomplished that. let's watch this thing with drones and see if that's taken place. we know from the last drone report the border patrol even drone assisted were not interdicting half of those attempting to c
boston area taxpayers will get an extension on filing their federal tax returns. taxes were due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday for them. >> google is praised for its action in the minutes after the bombings, the internet giant created a link called "person finder" where you enter names and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view so you can get information and give information. the service came in handy because cell phone service because nonexistent for several hours after the explosion. >> you can show your support for the people of boston through a badge posting on your facebook that reads "our hearts go to everyone in boston and each person with loved ones running in the marathon." >> breaking news from the south bay where a house fire turned deadly. a young victim is a 15-year-old girl trapped in the burning building. two others were injured. >> abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live on that story. >> heartbreaking for the family living in this home on north 5th street across the street from the japa
the last couple of months. >> there are good articles in the papers today about how the tax receipts were better than expected so far, and the money back out for your refund, much lower than expected and that could be a dollar issue. i know family dollar flagged that, and the ceo of pvh came on "mad money" and said, it was 20 degrees too cold so we had the -- all of the stores had the wrong merchandise and they had the so-called cruisewear. it was obviously a multi-factor issue and it was not just one thing that says target was bad. walmart was not bad and a very good note. costco, and i'm -- i thought that was interesting. surrounded by costco and walmart. you know those cultures are not weather cultures. >> yeah. ubs initiates with a buy on those two and a neutral on target, but someone pointed out the sales trend on target, jim, from the past four quarters has gone from 5-3, 2-9, .4 and now they're looking flat. >> they're not a jc penney beneficiary and walmart is not very renewed in its tenacious way to take on target and underneath the dollar generals. i know people don't associate
th is tax day, where we pay our taxes. april 19th, friday, is the anniversary both of the oklahoma city bombing and also the waco raid. none of these are connected, right, but could any one of those lead you in the direction of a domestic group? most certainly. you can be sure investigators are looking at all those potential connections to see in what direction when you pull it all together the facts lead them. >> paul, although we don't know yet, very quickly, how soon would you expect to have a much clearer idea? >> it's difficult to tell how the investigation is going to go. but the forensics will be absolutely key. maybe there will be some sort of claim of responsibility, maybe somebody will be brought into custody that can shed light on what happened. but there's a huge effort right now under way, piers. >> i want to bring in tammi hughes on the phone who just crossed the finish line when the explosions went off. a terrifying experience for you. >> just awful. >> how are you? tell me what you saw and how you felt about it. >> well, i had just come across the finish line and i
of these dates. this week in recent law enforcement history. waco. columbine. tax day was yesterday. is there some connection there. that was one major theory of law enforcement. another one is the islamic militant jihadi lone wolf. but at this point the boston police spokeswoman just tweeted asking for patience, a sure sign that there isn't a clear lead at this point. >> that's the same feeling you get from white house officials as well. michael isikoff, following the investigation in boston for us, michael, thank you. >>> more than 140 people were injured in the blasts, including several who lost limbs. reports from mass general were that the road to recovery would be long and difficult. >> a number of patients will require repeat operations tomorrow and serial operations over the next couple of days. a lot of the injuries are combined. they're combined boning and soft tissue and vascular injuries and they have to be approached oftentimes in kind after stepwise fashion. >> ron allen is live for us at mass general this morning. ron, if there is one silver lining to any of this, it
different extremist groups. there is a lot of public source information about demonstrations on taxes, on, on a number of other issues that are, hot button issues for extremist groups who don't like either what the government is doing or what the government represents. >> very interesting. >> so. >> tax day/patriots day. and history of domestic terrorism. . >> invasion on cuba happened on the 17th of april in 1961, bay of pigs. and wacco, all the branch davidians, started in february, april 19th. if you are a conspiracy theorist. here is one for you. >> something everybody has to check out. no doubt about it. part b medical expenses. of your the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans, they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with t
qaeda was responsible. >> it's patriots date and tax day and lots of potential reasons -- >> and the anniversary of the bin laden raid. >> that would lend more to a bin laden thing but the others could lend toits a domestic terror attack theory. what will the fbi be really pushing now? >> absolutely. and the forensics will be crucial as well. if they have recovered an intact device, lit be much, much easier. if they do the forensics and they see it has a signature related to a track record of a group or whatever, they can gain a huge amount of clues on who may have been responsible. >> it's clearly an appalling act of terror by somebody. >> i wouldn't want to weigh in on that. >> cautious approach is probably the right approach. >> the fbi have taken full control of the investigation. if it looks like it may be an islamic fundamentalist group, does the cia come in with them? >> they would if it's a foreign overseas aspect. and then, you know, the full weight of the u.s. government and their partners would be looking at that. after quite a long period without a major att
is also tax day. we also confirmed there is no individual or individuals from the bay area currently being investigated for any connection to the boston bombing. and finally two sources say on attacks like this it is not uncommon to have what is called a spike in monitored chatter and communications. both sources said according to federal agents the federal agents did not see spike in chatter before today's bombing. >>> we have been in contact with senator dianne feinstein who chaired the senate intelligence committee. she told us she has been briefed on the situation and intelligence officials told her they have no advanced warnings and this has the hallmarks of terrorism. >>> law enforcement officials are on heightened alert. thousands of sports fans are on their way to oakland. nbc bay area's cheryl hurd joins us at the coliseum where at 35,000 fans will be greeted with heavy security in the next hour. >> reporter: two major sporting events here. one here at the oracle arena, the other here at the oakland as. authorities say they are concerned about safety every time there is a sporting
's that kind of symbol that a terrorist would look at. and also it's tax day. it's april 15th. and if it's a domestic type of terrorist that hates their government and wants to rebell against it, that's also a symbol as well. i think we'll follow the evidence the way law enforcement people do, being a former da, you only know what you know. and they're sorting those things out. i can tell you this, that the fusion center here where the federal law enforcement people work with the state law enforcement people and the local is one of the finest in the whole country. it's rated that way. and so there's though question in my mind that that group added with the assets of the entire country right now, that the president is calling on, will bring the person responsible to justice. there's that level of confidence right thousand. but it's hard to even go there when you're sitting there, that people that you know, and people that know other people have been injured thin this. three have already lost their lives. it's hard to get past that, but the professionals who are doing their are doing that
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will be entirely privately financed and will return 19 million a year in taxes. >> i have never been involved economic development project simultaneously offers so much private capitol investment and so many measurable public community benefits. >>reporter: some resident of the waterfront neighborhood have joined with the sierra club and bay keeper in opposing the bill because they want proposal for the 13 acre site to good through local committe committee. >> bay conservation development commission bcdc and state land commission must be allowed to do their job and rae view the project. >>reporter: an attorney and rest didn't of the embarcadero neighborhood. >> anyone who has driven down to ball game since the giant season started knows what is happening on the embarcadero they know the roadway system are seriously over tashtioned. >>reporter: warrior president told me the transportation planner is working on it. >> mayor leasked transportation study not just focus on the warrior project and entire water front transportation system. >> opponent worry that approval for the project get ahead
that a terrot would use. it is tax day. it's april 15th. that could be a symbol for someone that is a domestic terrorist. we don't know that yet. i'll tell you this from boston, we are renowned for having the best fusion center. they are working feverishly right now. i do feel with the assets of the entire u.s. government the way the president has said he would give us today that we will bring the person responsible to justice. in the city tonight they're not looking that way. they're not feeling that way. we've lost three people. over 120 people are reported injured. there's a numbness in the city not out of fear but out of trauma at this occurring. >> congressman bill keating. a tough night for the city you love. when we come back 26 miles in honor of 26 lives. the family of newtown, connecticut faced with a whole new tragedy. [ male announcer ] this is joe woods' first day of work. and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money. joe doesn't know it yet, but he'll work his way up from busser to waiter to chef before opening a restaurant specializing in fish a
the word terror monday, because the fact that it was tax day suggest that a homegrown attack. arizona republican senator john mccain feels the president is generally too reluctant to use the word terrorism. >> i always thought it was just utter foolishness not to use the word terrorist when we are talking about attacks that killed innocent civilians. >> by not immediately calling it terror, mr. obama recalled the two week long dispute after the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi whether it grew out protest of anti-islam film or planned as terrorist attack from the start. and his reference to terrorism less than a day after the boston attack may suggest a lesson learned like benghazi some of the president's aid referred to the boston attack as terrorism before he did. a senior administration official privately called it an act of terror shortly --er mr. obama smoke on spoke on monday. chuck hagel had no doubts. >> any event with multiple explosive devices as this appears to be is clearly an act of terror and will be approached as an act of terror. >> meanwhile, house speak
at is the location, boston marathon the date on tax day, on patriots day, four or five days before the anniversary of waco. these are all images and symbols that investigators are sifting through to see if that had anything to do with the message that was put here with these two bombs at the boston marathon. they can't rule out overseas, foreign terrorism and they looking at all of that trying to determine who was behind this and why. >> shep: you might have thought in the moments after this bombing that when these pressure cookers exploded they would have exploded in a lot of pieces. what these pictures seem to indicate, very large pieces held together. we see numbers identifying marks. we see materials that are clearly, according to your sources, the materials that held this bomb as it sat either in a trash can or side 56 curb. these are very valuable pieces of evidence which i'm getting will be iconic pieces. i'm getting there are reporters all over boston are wondering how in atlanta came across this? >> i would love to tell you, shepard, i think we'll have to have that conversation off air. >
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and new york you see. if you are late to file your taxes and you are not a dollar short. reacting to today's tragedy in boston. alicia keys. next in the buzz bin. (woman) 3 days of walking to givive a breast cancer survir a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >> hollywood also responding to the boston marathon bombings from yesterday with messageses of support. this is one from ben affleck. boston native of course. he tweeted out this messageessa saying such a senseless and and tragic day. my family and i send our love to our belove and resilient boston. mark wahlberg sent out this message. thoughts and prayers with my hometown boston today.ay. she's a grammy award winning singer ber her latest project isn't her new release. rel
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the government to express themselves. and the official patriots day -- yesterday was april 15, also tax day, but the official patriots day is april 19. and of course in 1995 on april 19, timothy mcveigh blew up the oklahoma city courthouse. that was a much bigger explosive, 150 people lost their lives, but you can't understate the damages here. we only have three dead but the headline in the "new york times" has an observation by a rhode island state trooper, so many people without legs. so there's a lot of trauma here. damage was done. i think the way it was done, a lot of clues have been left for law enforcement. i'm optimistic as i sit here that the perpetrator will be caught. i think when that person is caught, we're going to see this is not an international al qaeda type affair but more of somebody who has a grievance against the federal government. >> here in d.c. it's emancipation day, another annual holiday. we've listed so many historical tragedies in the month of april. as we look ahead, how can the d.c. government, some of the security team here, assure people hey, get on the met
. this is tax day and it's also close to the anniversaries of the siege of waco and the oklahoma city bombing. there are a lot of significant anniversaries around this date. a very full hour. i want to start by bringing in james brennan, who manages sugar heaven outlet on boylston street. james, you heard the explosion. what did you see and hear? >> anderson, i was actually in the front inside the store ringing up a customer. it was around 3:48 p.m. when i heard the first explosion -- >> how far -- >> we were actually about five feet from where the bomb went off. we were literally right next to marathon sports. we actually had the door open at the time as well. it was a very, you know, disheartening experience. you know, there was casualties laying on the ground outside. i actually had seen a picture on facebook earlier of a woman that had come in our store earlier and she was, you know, lying dead on the sidewalk. >> you actually recognized her? >> i actually recognized her from coming in the store today and purchasing candy from us. >> how far apart were the two explosions? >> two explosion
runners here. so it's that kind of symbol that a terrorist would look at and also it's tax day. it's april 15th, and if it's a domestic terrorist that hates the government and wants to rebel, that's a symbol as well. we'll follow the evidence the way law enforcement do. being a former d.a., you only know what you know. and their sorting those things out. the fusion center here, where the federal law enforcement people work with the tolerate state law enforcement people is one of the finest in the country. it's rated that way. there's no question in my mind that that group added the assets of the entire country that the president is calling on will bring them to justice. there's that level of confidence right now. but it's hard to go there when you're sitting there, and, you know, that people that you know, and people that know other people have been injured in this, and this terrible incident, three have lost their lives. it's hard to get past that, now. but the professionals that are doing this are. and they're going to bring them to justice. >> and one of the reasons i wanted to get spec
that have runners here. it's that kind of symbol a terrorist would look at and also it's tax day. it's april 15th. and if it's a domestic type of terrorist that hates their government and wants to rebel against it, that's also a symbol as well. i think that we'll follow the evidence the way law enforcement people do. being a former d.a., that's -- you only know what you know. and they're sorting those things out. i can tell you this, that the fusion center here, where the federal law enforcement people work with the state law enforcement people, and the local is one of the finest in the whole country. it's rated that way. so there's no question in my mind that that group added the assets of the entire country right now, that the president is calling on, will bring the person responsible to justice. it's that level of confidence right now. but it's hard to even go there when you're sitting there, you know, people that you know, people that know other people, have been injured in this, and this terrible incident, three have already lost their lives. >> yeah. >> it's hard to get past that now,
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